Problem: Part AUsing IUPAC guidelines, enter the name for the carboxylic acid shown below.Enter the name using IUPAC guidelines, including numbers and punctuation (e.g.,3,4-dichlorobenzoic acid).Part BDraw 3-methylbenzoic acid.

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a.

Parent chain → 6 Cs → hex

Modifier → carboxylic acid → hexanoic acid

Substituents:

chloro → C3 → 3-chloro

methyl → C4 → 4-methyl

Name will appear as: 3-chloro-4-methylhexanoic acid



b. 3-methylbenzoic acid

Parent chain → benzoic acid

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Part A

Using IUPAC guidelines, enter the name for the carboxylic acid shown below.

Enter the name using IUPAC guidelines, including numbers and punctuation (e.g.,3,4-dichlorobenzoic acid).

Part B

Draw 3-methylbenzoic acid.

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